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French National Assembly approves extension of IFER tax to FTTx lines from 2019

Monday 11 December 2017 | 11:17 CET | News
The French National Assembly, the country's lower house of parliament, had approved an amendment to the draft budget bill to change the scope of the flat-rate tax on network infrastructure companies, known as IFER (imposition forfaitaire pour les entreprises de reseau). While only telecom copper infrastructure have so far been taxed under IFER, the amendment will also cover FTTx lines delivering hybrid fibre-coaxial and FTTH services, to offset the impact on the tax proceeds from the gradual decline in copper-based access.

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